Hillarie Prestopine

Hillarie is vice president in the Software and Services Group and director of core operating system engineering in the Open Source Technology Center at Intel Corporation. She is responsible for product delivery and platform enabling of Intel® architecture-based processors on the Android operating system and has been influential in the development of the Intel® Reference Design for Android. Hillarie joined Intel in 1996 as a software applications engineer in the developer relations group. Beginning in 2002, she spent six years as a strategic relationship manager in Intel’s Sales and Marketing Group (SMG), with responsibility for Linux and open source software companies. Her focus in that role included working with vendors such as Borland, Canonical, Novell/SuSe, Veritas and Wind River to port and optimize their software for Intel architecture. Later at SMG, she led the Red Hat account team and managed Intel’s worldwide relationship with Red Hat Software. Hillarie joined the Open Source Technology Center in 2009 to manage the engineering planning and product execution team. Her responsibilities in that position included overseeing technology roadmaps, engineering schedules, engineering decision-making, information engineering, community relations and licensing. Before assuming her current role, Hillarie spent two years directing the core Web technologies team and the user experience design and development teams, helping Intel become an influential player in the Web technology industry and establishing user experience capabilities within the company. Hillarie holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA degree from the University of California, Davis. She earned an Intel Achievement Award in 2010 for contributing to Intel differentiation and strategic flexibility through open source software.